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Brill's Biology E-Books Online, Collection 2011 is the electronic version of the book publication program of Brill in the field of Biology in 2011.

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-avian reptiles. For each case, we provide the rationale underlying the respective decision of the TC, and conclude by providing an updated species list of the European herpetofauna. Amphibia Caudata/Urodela A series of phylogenetic studies on mitochondrial DNA, allozymes, and nuclear DNA sequences of

In: Amphibia-Reptilia
Author: Massimo Delfino

undetermined amphisbaenian in the Pleistocene of Sicily represents the last European occurrence of this order outside the present range corroborating the idea that the modern Italian herpetofauna is relatively impoverished if compared to the Pleistocene one, and that this loss of biodiversity not only affected

In: Amphibia-Reptilia

herpetofauna, dominate over all other species. The European Leaf toed gecko is able to survive on very small islets characterized by very limited trophic availability. What enables this gecko to live in such extreme conditions? The small biomass combined with the ability to survive in very small populations

In: Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution

, 12sRNA and 16sRNA, to analyse the patterns of distribution in the Iberian Peninsula. The results show three well defined lineages. The first one, already known to be widespread throughout Europe, is distributed along the eastern coast and southern areas of the Iberian Peninsula. The second one

In: Amphibia-Reptilia

associated with agricultural areas (Kauri, 1946 ; Eggert, 2002 ; Nyström et al., 2007 ). It is even considered the sole typical representative of herpetofauna in open agricultural landscapes in Central Europe (Tobias, Romanowsky and Larink, 2001 ). However, at its northern and western range edge in

In: Amphibia-Reptilia
The Salamanders of Europe, Asia and Northern Africa
Author: Max Sparreboom
Salamanders of the Old World is a new in-depth reference work covering all the salamander species of Europe, Asia, and North Africa. A marvellous addition for the herp community that comes recommended for researchers, managers, conservationists, students, and salamander enthusiasts.
Salamanders of the Old World
• features information on biology and life history of salamanders
• includes over 150 species of Europe, Asia, and North Africa
• richly illustrated
• focuses on habitat, behaviour, and reproduction
• information on identification, eggs and larvae, and threats and species conservation
• distribution maps for all species
• an extensive reference list.

Published in cooperation between KNNV Publishing and Naturalis Biodiversity Centre (The Netherlands).
Author: Roger Avery

Book Reviews Corbett, K., (ed.) (1989): Conservation of European Reptiles and Amphibians. 1-274, 15 coloured figs., 37 half-tones and diagrams. Price £11.95. Christopher Helm, London. This is the long-awaited handbook on the conservation status of European herpetofauna, commissioned by IUCN

In: Amphibia-Reptilia
Author: J.H. HOOFIEN

, distribuzione e biologia di Elaphe situla (Linnaeus) 1758 Atti. Accad. Gioenia Sci. Nat. Catania 1969 7 1 42 Flower S.S. Notes on the recent reptiles and amphibians of Egypt etc. Proc. Zool. Soc. (Lond.) 1933 735 851 Hoofien J.H. Contributions to the herpetofauna of Mount Hermon No. I

In: Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution

Amphibia-Reptilia 28 (2007): 517-529 Diversity, ecological structure and conservation of herpetofauna in a Mediterranean area (Dadia National Park, Greece) Vassiliki Kati 1,* , Johannes Foufopoulos 2 , Yiannis Ioannidis 3 , Haritakis Papaioannou 1 , Kostas Poirazidis 4 , Philippe Lebrun 5

In: Amphibia-Reptilia